CSUF's Chicana and Chicano Studies Department aims to enhance students' knowledge,
skills, and motivation to appreciate the history and experience of diverse
Chicano and Latino origin communities in the U.S. through a curriculum that
emphasizes the social sciences, humanities, and arts.
Student Learning Goals
- To develop knowledge and appreciation of Chicana
and Chicano experience from an interdisciplinary perspective,
focusing on the social sciences, humanities, and the
- To gain knowledge and understanding of the role
of critical theory and perspectives to understand
phenomena, including issues of race, class and gender,
- To understand diverse viewpoints and experiences
through group communication and collaborative team
- To understand how to bridge academic content and
practice through service learning.